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CSPAN
Jan 23, 2010 12:00pm EST
is something that i think, if and when, relations between the united states and cuba become much more amicable, or relations are restored, i would like to see this to be considered as a way in which guantanamo could be used. because earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, this is a very busy seismic area, the caribbean. there are disasters that occur throughout the region almost every year. okay. i called this talk sort of my boys of discovery. i'll tell you how this became a research topic of mine, because when i first decided to write about guantanamo, it was 2003, and there was practically nothing written about the history of guantanamo. and at that time and had not achieved the infamous reputation that it has subsequently acquired as an interrogation and detention center for suspected international terrorists are well, i had written the paper about the good neighbor policy that i want to get published, and it mention guantanamo in passing. and one of the outside readers who hated my essay, asked rhetorically, how would mr. schwab deal about it if cuba had a major military base on u.
WHUT
Jan 22, 2010 11:00pm EST
you are president of the united states. that doesn't work when you come into washington d.c. and you have people like nancy pelosi and harry reid and politicians on the hill that will call your-- claw your eyes out if you stand still. he has not asserted himself. he has not been the barack obama of iowa. i keep waiting for the barack obama of iowa. >> rose: what was the barack obama of iowa reasons barack obama of iowa was a guy that reached out to republicans and to independents who would come in to me, when we were going around iowa doing our show there during the caucus saying you know what, this guy isn't wedded to all of those fights and those ideaological battles that bill clinton and hillary clinton and george w. bush fought from 1968 on. he's going to take us forward. the problem is he has turned his presidency over, over the past year, to people whose political careers were framed that way. i think he's going to have to stop being the law professor, start being the leader. i think he's going to start ing more lbj. >> rose: back to you for health care, adam. is health-care re
WHUT
Jan 22, 2010 7:00pm EST
clinton's comments were harmful to relations with the united states and it urged the u.s. to respect facts and stop using so-called freedom of the internet to make unjustified accusations against china. that brings to us tonight's question. did hillary clinton do the right thing by publicly criticizing china for censoring google and other content on the web? you can tell us what you think by going to the "how you see it" section of our website. that's at worldfocus.org. >>> another story broke yesterday is getting attention today. we're talking about president obama's calls for new restrictions on the activities of big banks, including their ability to make risky bets in the financial markets with federally insured deposits. this is being followed closely in britain where there are similar calls. here is how it was covered last night by john sparks of our british partner itn. >> reporter: it came as a shock in the world's financial capitals today. obama wants to bust up the big u.s. banks. and he won't take no for an answer. >> if these folks want a fight, it is a fight i'm ready to
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2010 7:00am EST
the united states should be a national or federalized system where the people, through government, issues credit to whoever needs it. that way the money stays within the system instead of going through the pockets of private bankers. so it's really a moot point whether he should be replaced or not. it's who's going run the mafia. it doesn't matter. it's still the mafia that's sucking the wealth out of our nation. host: off twitter, someone who identifies himself as c.p., says bernanke is just being scapegoated for congress' mistakes, washington politics as usual, all form and no substance. largo, florida, independent line. frank, go ahead. caller: good morning. i'll have to second the previous caller's assertions there. hl-1207 has 300 sponsors in the house, and s-604, bills to audit the fed, has over 30 cosponsors in the senate. and we need to call our senators to get this audit of the federal reserve. after that, it will be very easy to establish a grand jury, which will have subpoena power and indictment so we can get people like bernanke, greenspan, paulson, geithner, larry su
CNN
Jan 23, 2010 5:00pm EST
move it up and down. that matches the alert level here in the united states now. british authority said there's no specific intelligence of any planned attack but urge residents to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities. >>> and you're hearing about how americans view year one of president obama's presidency. see the difference overseas, is there a difference between what the people are saying here versus overseas? >>> and counterfeit diet capsules can kill you. interesting thing he's are diet capsules of ones you see every day in your local supermarket or pharmacy, right on the shelf, over the counter. so you want to pay attention. we'll tell you where the fake versions are being sold. >>> i want to say buyer beware. you see right there over my shoulder -- this side. those pills you have seen them on the shelves and seen the commercials. really be careful. this is a buyer beware if you're taking allil alli, the diet pil or just bought a bottle, you need to make sure they're not the fake ones. the fake ones can actually make you very sick and they can actually kill yo
CNN
Jan 23, 2010 10:00am EST
immigrants living here in the united states. because of the earthquake they will be granted 18 months of temporary protective status. >> tps is what it's called. while haitians here see it as an opportunity to push for changes, our ed lavandera says it's not an open invitation for haitians to come over. >> reporter: thousands of haitian immigrants, many in the united states illegally, are applying for what's called temporary protective status or tps. it allows haitian nationals to live in the u.s. legally for the next 18 months. for years, haitian americans lobbied for tps but many advocates now see an opportunity to make bigger changes, to ease years of immigration restrictions towards haitians coming to the united states. >> this now is an opportunity for haiti to change. this is the time right now. and many people this is the last time. a lot of people feel like this is our time. >> reporter: horrifying images like these have been common in the ocean waters between the united states and haiti. it's a dangerous and deadly journey for many who try to make it to american shores. every
CNN
Jan 23, 2010 12:00pm EST
understand politically why the vice president is saying it, i am certain that the united states court of appeals for the district of columbia will affirm the dismissal of those case against the blackwater employees. >> really? i think richard is now with us. richard, weigh in on this. do you agree with that? >> i agree it's politically motivated, fred. put it in perspective, here's united states government decided to appeal the united states' government decision against the misconduct, a penalty imposed by the trial judge to dismiss the case. look, the government is appealing the government's prosecutorial misconduct. just great. >> talk about john edwards. interesting legal woes for him. it really gets complicated. doesn't it? you know already there's a grand jury case or investigation, but might this now be broadened out now that he's admitting to this affair, admitting that he's the father of a child. he has not admitted to the allegations of misuse of campaign funds, which is really at the core of all of this, but i wonder, avery, does the plot thicken because there are his admission
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2010 10:00am EST
address from the president of the united states. on thursday and friday, the house is not in session to give time for the republican issues conference to occur in baltimore,ed maryland. we will consider several bills under suspension. complete list will be announced by close of business tomorrow. in addition, madam speaker, we will consider h.r. 3726, the castle knife nugent establishment act of 2009 and h.r. 4474 the idaho will deerness protection act introduced by mr. minnick and mr. simpson. and i yield back. >> i thank the gentleman. madam speaker, i ask the gentleman if he could comment on some of the press reports that we have seen this morning about the speaker's statement that this house and you will not be bringing to this house the senate health care bill for consideration. and i yield. >> well, i didn't see the speaker's statements, so i can't comment specifically on it, but i can say this to the gentleman but as the gentleman knows, there are significant critical differences between the house and senate bills and we have been working on trying to bridge the differences th
FOX News
Jan 23, 2010 12:00am EST
republicans might have a chance to pick up four to six seats in the united states senate. i now think the republicans have a chance to pick up between five and eight seats. they've already picked up two. they've picked up massachusetts and then i gotta tell you if there's a candidate poised for victory it's replacing dorgan. we lead in five other seas in the senate. this could be an earthquake this fall. i'm sort of cautious about these things but it is looking like rather rather than taking 20, 22 house seats we could take more. >> sean: the question i've been asking everybody this week, give bill clinton credit he will be shocked if he is watching to hear me say that he did pivot. he did change. he did move the era of big government is over. the end of welfare as we know it. there's been no evidence that i have seen in barack obama's past or this first year in office that shows any signs of moderation. do you think co-pivot, change, moderate, move to the right, move to the center? do you see him capable of it? >> yeah, look any president can sort of gauge the situation. people
PBS
Jan 23, 2010 2:00am EST
... this is not rush limbaugh. this is not bill o'reilly. he says the president of the united states cares more about the rights of terrorists than he does protecting the american people. now, does any sensible person believe that? no. but that is driving the narrative in the mainstream media. not on fox. >> moyers: give me your explanation of why you think nbc, ge, and david gregory constantly ask newt gingrich on and not nancy pelosi? >> i think because the right wing media, fox, the "wall street journal", "the weekly standard", et cetera, et cetera, the heritage foundation, they have been so successful at defining the terms of the debate that the mainstream media accept their definitions of the issues and the parameters of discussion without even knowing they're doing it. and this infection has been going on for decades. and when the white house tried to take it on, in the form of taking on fox, the media reacted, "oh my god, you're attacking a sister network." that was the phrase of one of the abc correspondents. they should recognize that there are some people doing honest journalism
FOX News
Jan 22, 2010 7:00pm EST
years ago today that the supreme court of the united states decided the case of roe vs. wade. the case that legalized abortion in america and set up decades of bitter battles between pro choice and pro life. today, in a kansas courthouse, that battle and those strong sentiments were again front and center and, if defendant scott roeder has his way, abortion itself will be on trial when the testimony begins. still, the judge says this trial is not about that debate at all. he says this is about murder and one that scott recorder has roeder already confessed he did commit may 31st, 2009, at a church with dr. tiller was serving as an usher. >> i was talking with dr. tiller and making kind of small talk when i noticed the door -- that door that would be on the left there open up and the gentleman entered. >> witnesses say that man walked right up to dr. george tiller and pulled the gun. >> i saw a flash and i heard a popping that, to me, sounded like a balloon popping, then i saw dr. tiller just fall flat on his back. i saw an assailant. i saw with his hand out and still had the gun i
FOX News
Jan 23, 2010 5:00am EST
united states senate. i now think the republicans have a chance to pick up between five and eight seats. they've already picked up two. they've picked up massachusetts and then i gotta tell you if there's a candidate poised for victory it's replacing dorgan. we lead in five other seas in the senate. this could be an earthquake this fall. i'm sort of cautious about these things but it is looking like rather rather than taking 20, 22 house seats we could take more. >> sean: the question i've been asking everybody this week, give bill clinton credit he will be shocked if he is watching to hear me say that he did pivot. he did change. he did move the era of big government is over. the end of welfare as we know it. there's been no evidence that i have seen in barack obama's past or this first year in office that shows any signs of moderation. do you think co-pivot, change, moderate, move to the right, move to the center? do you see him capable of it? >> yeah, look any president can sort of gauge the situation. people get elected president generally pretty smart so they can gauge the situatio
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2010 9:45am EST
that without nuclear weapons the united states and soviet union, and they got into a war, wouldn't have to worry about nuclear war. they would only have to worry about a war as big as world war ii. it seems to be if they did to it a deterrent that was plenty good. the world has been run since world war ii by either the same people or the intellectual heirs of the people who try to prevent world war ii from happening. because they thought it even worse than world war i, and they were right about that. it gave him no pleasure to find out that the idea that these people were there for casual stumble into a war that would be as bad or possibly worse than world war ii is just absurd it things under and seems to me that in addition, i do think that there has been -- there was one of two powers. one was substantially anti-status quo which is the communist side. however, they never, ever had the idea of advancing communist revolution through hitler a christian. they were anti-status quo in the sense they want to subvert conscious. they want to encourage class warfare, revolutionary civil war an
ABC
Jan 23, 2010 6:30pm EST
i'm announcing that the united states government will appeal this decision. >> reporter: blackwater now working under a name and logo, inch cyst their guards worked lawfully on that day. iraqis call it a massacre. >> let's hope that american justice will deliver justice. >> in many ways it's like abu ghraib. it's a symbol to many people that the united states isn't serious about democracy. that is acting out of its own interest, without the concern for human rights and rule of law. >> reporter: iraq's ambassador to the u.s. say the blackwater case alone can't i road the u.s./iraq ties. a spokesman with the justice department say they will file an appeal in the case next week. >>> rachel martin in washington. >>> one more note overseas in afghanistan a roadside bomb killed two u.s. troops bringing the u.s. death toll this year to 22. the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, said u.s. forces will be at increased risk as more troops are deployed to take on the taliban. >>> still ahead -- a medical breakthrough for heart failure patients. this tiny pump could save many lives. >>> last lau
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2010 2:00am EST
oath to support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies foreign and domestic and to bear true faith and allegiance to the constitution should send shockwaves through all americans as to the power and reach of an enemy like al qaeda in yemen to generate such radicalism among other u.s. citizens. al qaeda and yemen declared war on the united states with the attack on the uss cole in 2000. while the u.s. has taken actions to curb their power and influence as an external threat, this nation and its allies seemingly have also taken action to assist in the organization. for example, in 2006, the escape of 23 members of the al qaeda from a maximum-security yemeni prison including several who attacked the coal lead to the formation of al qaeda on the arabian peninsula. the 2007 release from guantanamo bay of said al-zawahiri one of the first 18 at that prison allowed him to join the al qaeda in yemen and to help plan the christmas day attack on northwest flights to 53. moreover the nation has not learned a lesson from september 11th. that organization that ha
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2010 11:00pm EST
thousands of jobs here in the united states. five percent -- maybe a million jobs, well-paying jobs. so we're going to have to pry those markets open. intellectual property is part of that process. all right, great question. it's a woman's turn now. you guys just put down your hands. oh, okay, well, this young lady right in front. we've got a microphone over here. you know, i would give it to you if i could reach, but -- go ahead. >> i introduce myself. i'm 83 years old. i know i don't look it. >> you don't. you don't. you look great. >> thank you. i'm very concerned about social security. i think there's a few here who are probably living on that or supplementing that. i understand that congress has given themselves a raise but has denied us cola for possibly the next three years. at the time of the h1n1 thing, people over 65 were not given the right to have the shot. the right to have the shot. for some reason or other this what can we do about it? >> let me address all three of your issues. first, how do we make sure that social security is sustainable over the long term? social
NBC
Jan 23, 2010 1:00pm EST
thousands of people in the united states die from choking. but as courtney reports, with a little bit of knowledge, you might be able to save a life. >> doctors, paramedics, lifeguards - they're all trained to save lives. but they're not always going to be around when you need them. that's why it's important to learn life-saving techniques that you can use at home, school or just hanging out with friends. >> alex, do you know what to do if someone is choking? >> well, i know you're supposed to use the heimlich maneuver but i don't know how to do it. >> me neither. so we went to find an expert to show us how to do it, and guess what? we found the expert -- dr. heimlich, himself. the man who invented the heimlich maneuver. he's going to show us the correct way to do it. hi, dr. heimlich. >> hi, courtney. >> so, what do we do first? >> stand up. this is one way to do it, standing up. it's the most common way, okay? what you're going to do is you're going to put you're your arms around, you're going to feel for the bottom of the ribcage with your hand here. so you're always below that
CBS
Jan 22, 2010 7:03pm EST
with the threat level currently here in the united states. officials say it means a terrorist attack is highly likely but not imminent. nearly 200 terror suspects remain in custody at guantanamo bay in cuba. as bob orr reports, they were supposed to be gone by today. >> reporter: president obama made the promise on his second day in office. >> guantanamo will be closed no later than one year from now. >> reporter: but on this deadline day, the guantanamo prison is still open and big obstacles remain. a justice department task force concludes 50 of the 196 terror suspects held at gitmo can't be tried but are too dangerous to be released. that means president obama may be forced to continue the bush administration's practice of holding some prisoners without charges. >> it is illegal, it is against over 200 years of united states law that we don't hold people indefinitely without charge. >> reporter: at the moment, there's no place to move those detainees. congress so far has not supporting a plan to house them at this illinois prison. of the remaining prisoners, the task force says ab
WETA
Jan 23, 2010 12:30am EST
the fed an under what terms during th cris. >> i don't think the unite states congress ould proceed with his nominion until he tells us what was the nsequence of opening up the discount window, excuse meot the diount window, the loan window, at the fedal reserve nk to investment banks for the first time in amican history. >> reporter: bernanke has de recent moves to adess his critics saying he weomes an investigation to the bailout of a.i.g he still has the suprt of the whithouse. a spokman today says the prident thinks bernanke is the be person for the job and that will be confirmed by the senate. his predecessoalan greenspan al gave bernanke the thumbs up, telling "nhtly businessÑiÑi port" he's quote "far and aw the best person to ld the fed." and many economists, inclung mark zandi say bernankshould be reconfirmed. >> i would be very surprisedf he's n re-appointed. if he's not, this would disrt financial maets and raise th odds that the ecomy will not evolve into an expansi. >> reporter:hile bernanke is still e odds-on favorite to keep the j, others say a newñr face, like san
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2010 11:00am EST
attacks against the united states. this is a vague warning from intelligence reports, nothing firm at all, alex. >> all right, tom aspell in london. tom, thanks. >>> we are following some new and incredible developments in haiti. more survivors pulled from the rubble ten days after that devastating earthquake, but after those amazing rescues, the haitian government and the united nations say the search-and-rescue phase for survivors is now over. nbc's michelle kosinski is live for us in port-au-prince with more. so, michelle, with another good morning to you, it's a tough pill to swallow for many, because even just yesterday you had these two pulled alive from the debris, and now today a different focus. >> reporter: yeah, absolutely. i mean, every day we're just in disbelief, almost, to hear about these rescues. they have happened every single day since the quake. we're waiting to see if somebody might be found alive today, maybe by a group of local people digging by hand. it just continues to defy the imagination. and when you hear a 21-year-old man yesterday, an 84-year-old woman p
WETA
Jan 22, 2010 11:00pm EST
give it up. and basically the united states policfrom the beginning has been eith do nothing or we're going to come after you. and the reality is they coulnever put together with the russians and the chinese and otrs, they can't get engh people to along. >> rose: swhen you hear th, you say what? >> well, think i have a major disagreement th gary. because in the simulated game that we played, we did reach out tohe iraans. we asked f negotiations and re turned down. so i d't think 's correct on that accoun would also say that this simulati, it'sery diicult to simulate a real life environment. th was a compressed timetabl it didn't take aount of everything tha president obama has tried to dover the last year. and at is to reach o to the iranns and he has been turned down in tha so if you are trng to aw some larger conclusns from this very brief simulation, i think it is inaccurate to say that sehow american policy is just more of the same. i thk president oa has actuallydvanced american policy and he h built up some capital nowith the ruians and chinese and the europeans, with the uae in
FOX
Jan 22, 2010 11:00pm EST
born in the united states as well. don moose, lewis is calling it the all american basketball alliance will eventually have minor league teams n several southern cities. >> our fish give is middle white america. that's -- initiative is middle white america. that's the one that needs a little feel good nostalgic, this was fun like i remember. >> we fought so long to be able to get african-americans into major sports. and now to try to return back to the all white kind of play is ridiculous. >> lewis says the league will start in june. >>> in tonight's fox 5 top five, some relief at the gas pump and creditors looking at your facebook friends. laura evans explains. >> reporter: brian, do you have any financially responsible friends? number five tonight, you might think about adding those contacts to your twitter or facebook account. it could improve your chances of getting a loan. some lenders are now reportedly checking out social networking profiles to get a better read on potential clients and whether you're a potential risk. >>> want to translate your baby's cries? there's an ap for t
CNN
Jan 23, 2010 6:00pm EST
united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> for the millions of haitians who are hungry, thirsty, homeless and injured, right now help can't come fast enough. and for all too many earthquake victims, help still hasn't come at all. here at cnn, we're dedicated to staying on this story and asking tough questions in the days and weeks ahead. no correspondent has put it in more time and energy and passion into this reporting from haiti than cnn's chief medical correspondent dr. sanjay gupta. sanjay is joining us now. sanjay, have things gotten better or worse over these nearly two weeks you've been there? >> reporter: well, they certainly is gotten better, wolf no question about that. but, remember where we started. first of all, where haiti was even the day before the earthquake, we talked about this a lot, but obviously this is a country that is very impoverished. as a result, you have that affecting everything, including the medical infrastructure. few hospitals, so many patients, one of the lowest position of physician to patient ratio
FOX News
Jan 23, 2010 7:00am EST
vis a. can i see your visa first before you board a flight to the united states. not so. turns out prior to the attempted bombing, they didn't check their visas until they were in the air. it was a policy. it was not just an oversight. this is the federal policy. here is a quote from an obama official. the problem was not the misspelling but the system designed prior to christmas day at post, at main state, and nctc, the system did not require anyone to focus on the existence of the vis a. they are reeing the policy. but what is the point of the policy. why review the passport or visa when you are in the air if you contain them on the ground. >> explain the logic of even if they don't try to blow up the plane as you hope and it actually lands. still it is somebody's visa doesn't check out, you have to deport them back? >> you land the flight and stop in green land across thuar say you need to get off the flight. we fail to check your visa. it is a bigger problem. the rail system in this country. it would take amtrak and so forth. they don't check id's until you are on the train an
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2010 8:00am EST
the uk and overseas. this is the same threat level the united states has had in place the last few years and could be based on intelligence the u.s. and britain have were gathering in yemen, where the al qaeda are planning further attacks on the west. >> the possibility of female suicide bombers. what are you hearing about that over there in london? >> reporter: intelligence agencies have been feeding back and forth information saying al qaeda in the arabian peninsula may be planning to use suicide bombers. no firm evidence but part of the watch britain and the u.s., the closer attention, rather, they're paying to yemen. last week britain suspended direct flights to and from yemen and established a no fly list for flights destined for the uk. >> tom aspell in london, thanks. >>> the search and rescue phase for the catastrophic earthquake in haiti is over. rescue teams made an incredible discovery just before that. two more people pulled alive from the rubble ten days after that quake hit. live in port-au-prince we have more, good morning, mike tea em. what else have you learned? >>
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2010 9:00am EST
uk and overseas. the move corresponds to the same threat level in the united states. the level that they have had there for the past few years, and it could be based on intelligence that the u.s. and britain have been gathering in yemen, where al qaeda may be planning further attacks on the west. alex? >> you no know, tom, looking here to see words about a possible female suicide bomber is being trained and sent out? do you know anything about that? >> reporter: it's a vague warning that intelligence reports from yemen suggests that al qaeda and the arabian peninsula may be training female suicide bomb toers try and enter the united states, but, again, no firm evidence that we are being made aware of any kind of attack like that is imminent. alex? >> tom aspell in london, thank you, tom. >>> meantime, a lot of stars united last night for a telethon to raise money for haiti. the two-hour "hope for haiti" telly cast featurerd some of the biggest names from film, sports even politics. many manning the phones while other performed. ♪ when you come by me it's like a little prayer ♪ d
FOX News
Jan 23, 2010 12:00pm EST
states when we know on christmas day the would-be bomber started in europe and came to the united states? >> jamie, i think that the british have raised their threat level primarily for reasons that are within britain. the fact that they have a conference coming up in afghanistan, which has aroused a lot of anger in the islamic terrorist community, but the reality is whatever affects britain also affects us. so i can tell you that our people across the country and around the world are on guard, we don't need to raez our threat level per se, but whenever a close ally like britain has it raise their level, we have to be extra cautious. >> jamie: are we extra cautious now beyond-- on the one hand many people are critical of profiling, but now, you hear that there could be people that don't look like a typical bomber, pregnant woman, someone with a western passport. are we allured to all kind of people that might be planning something against the united states? >> jamie, part of the challenge is we have to try to stay ahead of the terrorists. we know that they're constantly adapting and we have to be
FOX News
Jan 23, 2010 3:00am EST
new level of nutiness by saying the united states used an earthquake weapon to cause the heart quake in haiti. he sent out a press relief saying the 7.0 quake was caused by a u.s. test of an experimental shock wave system that can also create, quote, weather anomalies to cause floods, droughts and hurricanes. but america's ultimate goal, quote, the planned destruction of iran through a series of earthquakes designed to topple the current islamic regime. alarming indeed. also alarming, appetite for kittens. anyway, can we see a tape of chavez making a statement to the media? >> i hope that didn't offend anybody in the goat population. does chavez know something that we don't? >> well, let's think about this. chaw -- chavez says the quake was caused by the united states. danny glover says it was the earth's revenge for not passing climate change legislation. seismologist say it was a shifting of the tectonic plates. obviously somebody is crazy here. those wacky seismologists. >> bill, shouldn't we be flattered that they think we have this technology? >> absolutely. i also want to say w
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2010 2:00pm EST
united states to be promoting free internet in china and elsewhere. >> one of the things the secretary announced yesterday is that there will be high-level meetings here. >> are you planning anything at the united nations level? >> i would ask you to speak more directly to the chinese foreign ministry's written statement in response to secretary clinton's speech. they said that her insinuation that china restricts access or internet freedom runs contrary to the facts. they asked you not to make such promise accusations. they also said flatly that it is harmful to china-u.s. relations. do you believe this has been harmful to u.s.-china relations? do you have any intention of tempering your criticism on this matter given the unhappiness of the chinese about it? >> the secretary said yesterday that there are a range of places where the u.s. and china have mutual interests. those will be discussed. we will continue to work with them. there are places where we disagree. we will put out a report at the end of the month, at the end of next month on human-rights issues. every year we put the r
CBS
Jan 22, 2010 11:00pm EST
, director roman polanski is ordered back to the united states. how it could effect his child molestation care. >>> the weekend is here, what will it bring? i'm bob turk, i'll have the complete first warning forecast, next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it is 38 degrees with some clouds in central maryland right now. an incredible scene from phoenix as the house is about to fall because of eroding hillside. >>> polanski was arrested under a u.s. warrant. he is currently under house arrest and fighting extradition. >>> the wife of senator mccain appears on an ad endorsing same- sex marriage. the add shows cindy mccain and no h8 on her cheek. the group's website said cindy mccain contacted them and offered to participate in the ad. mccain says he respects his family's point of view, but he is still opposed to same-sex marriage. >>> what happened as a routine tip turned into a federal case. the story begins in the central district, especially here on mccullough. there's people inside a car with people believed to be selling drugs. they go to stop the car, the people inside see the police
WETA
Jan 22, 2010 7:00pm EST
of the united nations,ith other countrs including the ited states. in fact there is a tencity not far from wre i am standing that actually bng administered by the 82 airborne division of t army which is home to abt an estimated 7000 people alrey. but the nt cities that are to you being built a actually farther out of to than even that. and they wl include just simp tents to begin with but farther down the roa they are hing to include moreermanent structures sense we are coming upo in fo weeks time the rainy seas and soon after that thhurricane season and obously tents aren't very good for that. >> warner: now mnwhile ba in the city where you have all these make-ift settlements, what is theid distrition system like ere. is it any better than say yesterday or the dayefore? >>id is getting better and better eve day. efeday i see more water trucks on the street more footrucks distributing aid therere still long lin for it. because food is stl so expensive here everying is pricgouged. so for exampleif your eye drops cost $3 beforehe earthquake, theyow cost $3 you know, everything is in
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2010 6:00am EST
thousands of jobs here in the united states. five percent -- maybe a million jobs, well-paying jobs. so we're going to have to pry those markets open. intellectual property is part of that process. all right, great question. it's a woman's turn now. you guys just put down your hands. oh, okay, well, this young lady right in front. we've got a microphone over here. you know, i would give it to you if i could reach, but -- go ahead. >> i introduce myself. my name is joane eichenlob. i'm 83 years old. i know i don't look it. >> you don't. you don't. you look great. >> thank you. i'm very concerned about social security. i think there's a few here who are probably living on that or supplementing that. i understand that congress has given themselves a raise but has denied us cola for possibly the next three years. at the time of the h1n1 thing, people over 65 were not given the right to have the shot. for some reason or other this health care crisis was left on our senior backs. what can we do about this? >> well, let me address all three of your issues, because you're raising actually t
MSNBC
Jan 22, 2010 7:00pm EST
challenge. i think that the president of the united states at his state of the union address should do for health care what he did today is say, look, we're not pussyfooting around anymore. we need to get them passed. i think that's the way if you were going to go into a conversation with senators, at least you have to raise the temperature for them a little bit. up to now, this has been entirely this insider conversation which has lost the american people. that's regrettable. >> thank you. u.s. congressman anthony wiener of new york. look, i'm not sure, i think i know what that means, make the good fight, make your big pitch. they've lost sight of the sales pitch trying to get the thing made. you are still faced with the realities. you don't have the # 0 votes to break the filibuster in the senate. >> i don't think we've need them. we've had a congress for 220 years. how long has there been a filibuster-proof majority in the -- >> that's why nothing gets through congress. name me a major bill that congress ever got through that was partisan. >> we got tax cuts for the rich from the
FOX News
Jan 23, 2010 4:00pm EST
, featuring bono, wrapper jay-z and madonna. the orphans are making their way to the united states. they left on board a plane bound for florida. we do expect them to land shortly. we'll bring you pictures as soon as we get them. in the meantime, let's go to rick live in port-au-prince. what the latest where you are? >> gregg, we are hearing dramatic stories on a day when haitian and u.n. officials announced and end to search and rescue operations. we're hearing about two possible survivors found today. one reported by greek rescue team and the l.a. county search and rescue team reportedly at the site of a hotel where they are trying to reach a person buried underneath the rubble where voices were heard. and you mentioned that 23-year-old man reportedly live still trapped, apparently alive after 11 days. doctors say he is in good health and trying to extricate him. >> gregg: what about the aid that is being flown in and distributed. give us an update on that? >> there are a lot of challenges. there are hundreds of object stashing kals blocking roads. by some reports, only 10% of people t
CNN
Jan 22, 2010 10:00pm EST
living in the united states. we're trying to track that down. we don't want to just -- none of us can imagine just leaving and having monley still one of the many unaccounted for or not knowing what's going to happen to him. every day, i mean, you are saving lives every single day. it's got to be so frustrating not having the supplies you need especially in the early days. >> it is. imc has done the great job supplying the things we need and not have had an issue with it. everything we've asked we've gotten. they've done a great jobs -- >> like at a general hospital -- was it two days ago, like in the morning they had to delay surgeries because they didn't have surgical bloods. >> i think imc has stepped in to help with the different operating rooms and to start functioning. and sergeants are coming in on a regular basis now. >> where did you find the x men shirt? >> it was donated in a box. so i thought since it was brugt and red he might be spotted. in case we needed to look for him. >> we went to his house today. totally destroyed. they buried his mom and dad nearby. it's going to
FOX News
Jan 23, 2010 3:00pm EST
that barack obama was on his way to be president of united states, he was on his way to mr. black u.s.a. >> i think i've seen the magazine spread. >> you see my point. it's not so much as it was racist but, light-skinned, negro so disrespectful to obama but the dream to the people that he was supposedly representing, black and white. >> he sounded like somebody from my grandparents era. >> it was ridiculous. >> would someone come out and say michelle -- you don't do that. not only that, the notion of negro dialect, you have a bad habit of associating the way people speak with their race. we are giving wait people speak racial equivalents. >> he was being honest about that. if someone calls the house and saying i think that was a black guy that called me or wasn't. >> i don't think america is going to elect somebody who speaks ebonics, but i don't think anybody is going to elect somebody who talks like that. >> president obama said he was going to compliment to him. it could have been a dis to all the other blacks, dark skinned blacks, that may not speak perfect english. i think a
HLN
Jan 23, 2010 5:00pm EST
talked with iraqi leaders about that country's upcoming elections. he also said the united states will appeal a decision by a federal judge who dismissed charges against five blackwater security guards accused of killing 17 iraqis in 2007. the visit comes as the u.s. marine corps formally hands over control of iraq's western desert to the 1st armored division today. it includes the volatile anbar province. >>> a scale model of a memorial for the victims of september 11th was turned on in new york city yesterday. the reflecting absence memorial pools will stretch three stories below ground. now we're kind of looking up at the falls in the video, but visitors will look down on the falls from street level. they're meant to resonate with the feelings of loss after the attacks. builders want it ready for the 10th an versery of 9/11 and for weeks they've been trying to make sure it runs smoothly. >> we imagine this to be like an eternal flame, but it's an eternal waterfalls. so we want to make sure it always gives the same presentation in all types of temperature, in all types of weather, in
FOX News
Jan 22, 2010 10:00pm EST
to the president of the united states? >> he's very self-assured very comfortable in his own skin but he's also very real. i think the president from the side of the conversation that i could hear appreciated that they had some laughs. scott told the president about >> >> greta: how meet him in college? >> scott was a year behind me in college and again in law school. we ofed together as senators. >> greta: when is he going to get sworn in? >> still waiting to see. is certification of the results of the state level followed by a swearing in ceremony. there's an informal process where the senate could by consent swear him in by waiving their internal rules and customs. for the time being we believe the formal process is going to apply the earliest time that could be would likely be february 10th, for the certification and after for swearing in. we are aiming for february 11th. >> greta: why is that secretary state sent a letter on behalf of congresswoman tsongas before she was certified to the house this is the did the secretary of state from massachusetts send a similar letter? >>
ABC
Jan 23, 2010 8:00am EST
bombers out there who have been given missions to attack the united states. and they have not been found. >> reporter: authorities tell abc news, the accused northwest airlines bomber, umar farouk abdul ma tall lab, gave the fbi specific names and distributions of nonarabs who trained with him in yemen. >> there's also been women who have been trained. so, al qaeda is looking to put together an attack using people who would not fit a profile that we'd be looking for. >> reporter: u.s. officials say in 1 48-hour period last weekend, 6, different people on the no-fly list were stopped from boarding u.s. flights. two of them at london's heathrow airport, attempting to board an american airlines flight to miami. and a united airlines flight to chicago. the four others were stopped attempting to board flights in nairobi, kenya, st. maarten, in ft. lauderdale, and minneapolis. none were arrested or detained, although one was sent back to saudi arabia. u.s. officials say it is most likely that the 6 no-fly list stops, highly unusual in 48 hours, are actually the result of a new expanded no-fly
CNN
Jan 23, 2010 12:00am EST
lucky few are flown to adoptive parents waiting for them in the united states. >> this is an orphanage called the house of god's children. but the house is empty. 135 children eat, sleep, wash and play outside. >> you silly goose. did you take my pen? i think one of the hardest things to be an eyewitness to is the orphans and to really understand the severe orphan issue in this country. when you saw 25 babies in the back of a truck laid out. when we looked through the door, i gasped. it was so shocking. it's so hard to be a mother of four children and see that and to see babies with diarrhea, babies who literally need to be picked up and taken to a hospital and they're not going because they can barely get them formula. that's been really, really hard. and yet at the same time, someone said to me, you know, the story of the boy in the starfish. a lot of starfish. is it worthless to try to help one at a time? and the answer is it's not. and if you can help in any way, then helping one person or five people or 100 people or 1,000 people is a good start. but to see that and not be able to
FOX News
Jan 23, 2010 4:00am EST
released in the united states. because their rights have not been defined. their privileges have not been defined. >> imitation, they say is the inserest form of -- sincerest form of pl flatterflattery. bush should be somewhat flattered even if president obama didn't want it that way. major garrett, fox news. >> bret: join me this weekend for special, president obama in his own words. we look at what he said before he took office and what he says now. airing saturday and sunday at 9:00 p.m. eastern time. tune in to watch chris wallace as well, white house press secretary robert gibbs and texas republican senator 911 nnin c ornyn on "fox news sunday." we look back for surge for conserv >> bret: in world news, afghanistan today outlawed the use of a fertilizer that is also used to make bombs. president karzai's office banned the use of use production storage purchase or sale of ammonium nitrate. nato-led forces have already been confiscating it and urging local farmers to use a different type of fertilizer. intelligence officials say pakistani security forces killed three militants in
FOX
Jan 23, 2010 6:00pm EST
iraqi people. >> a dismissal i want to make clear is not an acquittal. i'm announcing the united states government will appeal this decision. our justice department will file that appeal from the judge's decision next week. >> vice president biden made the announcement in baghdad. he is in iraq to help the nation prepare for upcoming elections. >>> the veterans administration medical center brought together dozens of city agencies to help homeless veterans. it was called the veteran stand down. to receive assistance at the event. most of them got basic medical screening. >>> did your utility bill give you a shock this month? it has been skyrocketing. against the utily industry. >> absolutely. you won't have to worry about the heating bill this weekend. temperatures are on the rise but something else is headed our way and i'll have the details after the break.  stand by for captions ] >>> in guess of this year i received a bill for the amount of $7400. >> reporter: had you been paying monthly bills? >> yes, estimated bills as well for a 33-month-old. >> reporter: the other demonstrators want
NBC
Jan 23, 2010 7:00am EST
bernanke. blaming him for not doing enough to reign wall? >> i don't think the united states congress should proceed with this nomination. >> reporter: yesterday with the president taking aim at wall street and bernanke's nomination in doubt, the dow fell more than 200 minutes on. lester, as for that health care reform effort it hardly even came up in the question to that town hall in ohio yesterday but the president says he is still going to fight to get it passed. prospects are looking dimmer by the day. >> the president prepares for his first state of the union address next week for analysis, we are joined by chris matthews, host of "hardball" on msnbc. >> good morning. >> no one will fault the president for concentrating on the economy. the style, town hall, campaign-type rhetoric, what do you read into this? >> he wants to be on the outside shooting in. not the inside taking the bullets. >> candidate obama. >> he wants to be the guy in the truck in massachusetts complain being the way things are and wanted to regain the spirit. i was thinking this morning when i got up, lee years
ABC
Jan 22, 2010 11:35pm EST
united states each year. for some, vanity becomes an obsession, and going under the knife an addiction. that's what critics say drove television reality tv star heidi montag to dramatically alter here appearance. but as she told my colleague juju chang, it may not be that simple. >> reporter: hollywood and its beauty obsession. whatever it takes, stardom at all costs. nice to meet you. but heidi montag isn't an actress or a singing sensation, yet. >> hello. >> reporter: simply put, she's famous for being famous. >> do you just not think about anybody but yourself. >> reporter: it started on "the hills" and her resent disaster stint on "i'm a celebrity, get me out of here." >> took off all my labels. >> reporter: she and her husband spencer pratt have become marketing masters, selling themselves at every turn. in print, on radio, and on tv. a view of the hills. >> yes, it is. >> reporter: but heidi has been hiding since november because she's done something drastic. this 23-year-old woman has dramatically reshaped her face and body. so you are telling me a ddd isn't enough? >> it doesn'
ABC
Jan 22, 2010 11:00pm EST
attack the united states. >> the f.b.i. was provided with specific names and descriptions of several non-arabs who trained with him in yemen. . >>> well, in the midst of despair in haiti, more miracles to share tonight. an international search team pulled a 22-year-old man from the rubble ten days of that earthquake and rescue teams also saved a 69-year-old woman who had been buried under debris. hundreds of thousands of haitians are filling buses, ferries, and setting out on foot to get out of the capital. international aid is still not reaching many people, but there is some good news here as well. part of haiti's crippled sea port reopened today. >> this is bringing in the goods these people need, so us protecting this is our number one priority right now. >> the government is searching for sites to build tent cities for the hundreds of thousands of homeless. >>> a group of doctors and nurses has traveled to haiti every year to provide surgical care. now it is turned into the mission of a lifetime for the physicians for humanity. they're expected to arrive in haiti sometime tomorr
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